The Saudi Arabian government asked the Syrian government to stop the violence in its attacks in the East Ghouta region.
"We emphasize the need for the Syrian regime to stop the violence, allow the entry of humanitarian aid, and to take seriously the path of political solutions to this crisis," the Saudi Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Twitter accounts as reported by the AFP news agency The Saudi Ministry also asked Damascus to comply with UN Security Council resolution 2254, calling for a national ceasefire and political transition.
Jet- Syrian jet fighters have continued to bombard East Ghouta, a region on the outskirts of Damascus in recent days. The attacks of President Bashar al-Assad's regime have been reported to have killed more than 300 people and triggered international condemnation.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called the situation in East Ghosta this time "hell on earth. " The UN Security Council plans to vote on a draft resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire to allow for medical aid and evacuation.
Occupied by rebels since 2012, East Ghouta is the last bag held by the opposition around Damascus. President Assad has mobilized additional troops in an effort to reclaim the territory.
So far more than 340 thousand lives have been floated during the 7-year-old war in Syria. Millions of citizens have left their homes and cities are falling apart.
(ita / ita)